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Beni Ourain rugs are known for being made in the north east of Morocco, not in the Ait Bougamez Valley. However, the heritage of many women in Imelghas is linked to the Beni Ourain tribe, through marriage for example, and is is why you'll see many Beni Ourain and Beni Ourain style rugs made by Cooperative of Imelghaus.
Approx. Size 7ft 9in x 5ft 11in x 1in or 2m 35cm x 1m 80cm x 2cm
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Malika is an Imghlaus village native and has worked in the cooperative since the day it was founded. She specializes ... show more Malika is an Imghlaus village native and has worked in the cooperative since the day it was founded. She specializes in hanbal carpets and helps with the day-to-day operations of the cooperative. She hopes with the sales of her carpet she'll be able to make enough and take a vacation to a famous Moroccan city!
The warp of this carpet is made from 100% natural wool. It is sheared from ... show more The warp of this carpet is made from 100% natural wool. It is sheared from local sheep and then hand spun by the cooperative.
This product features 100% natural wool sheered from local sheep.
Typically, a village in Ait Bougamez will share one loom and pass it house to ... show more Typically, a village in Ait Bougamez will share one loom and pass it house to house, woman to woman, so each family can produce the rugs they need. At the cooperative the women pooled their resources so they could keep permanent looms at the cooperative's building.
This comb-like tool is used to tamp down each row of weft on this carpet. ... show more This comb-like tool is used to tamp down each row of weft on this carpet. Many of the musha's the cooperative uses are intricately engraved with symbols that are thought to ward off the evil eye.
The women use the izdi to take wool sheared from sheep into threads that can ... show more The women use the izdi to take wool sheared from sheep into threads that can be used for weaving.